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Last updated: 2/9/18

Recycling household electronics

We host electronic recycling dropoff events during the year for City of Boston residents.

Please keep in mind

Our electronic dropoff events are for Boston residents only. We don't take commercial material from businesses. You can find out more about the materials we will — and won't — take at these events at the bottom of this page.

Still have questions? Contact:
Public Works
1 City Hall Square
Room 714
Boston, MA 02201-2024
United States

Upcoming events

Upcoming events

Electronic materials we take

  • Computers (including desktops, towers, laptops, and tablets)
  • LCD flat panel monitors
  • Printers (including inkjets, laserjets, copiers, and scanners)
  • Networking equipment (including switches, routers, and servers)
  • UPS batteries, laptop batteries, and cell phone batteries
  • Audio and video equipment (including VHS players, DVD players, and stereos)
  • Telephones (including cellphones and office phones)
  • Other electronic accessories (including keyboards, mouse devices, cables, and wires)
  • Washers and dryers

Electronic materials we don't take

  • Televisions (all types)
  • CRT monitors
  • All other appliances not mentioned already

Please contact 311 or call 617-635-4500 to confirm that we will take your electronic item.